New York: Signet Books, 1956. First Thus. Signet Double Volume No. D1299. First printing of this edition. INSCRIBED on the inside front wrapper by the author to Signet Books founder Kurt Enoch in the year of publication: "For Kurt Enoch / With thanks and best regards / Chester Himes / Paris / May 1956." From the Kurt Enoch collection, with a letter of provenance included.
About Near Fine in wrappers. A very attractive copy. Near Fine (Item #2059)